Attack is the best form of defense” is a well-known phrase, and it means that to attack or to strike is the best way to protect oneself. Apparently, this applies to the chess game as well. However, most of the chess players do not know HOW to deliver a successful attack.

IM Asaf Givon has prepared a very instructive Course for you. He will explain to you the most important principles of attacking with an illustrative example.

In the First Section of the course, you’ll learn about the following:

  • Active pieces and passive pieces
  • Importance of development
  • Control of the center
  • How to plan an attack?
  • How to set the target for your attack? (WHERE and WHAT to attack)
  • What pieces should you include in the attack?
  • Prophylaxis
  • Pawn breakthrough
  • And lots more…


The second section is about Pawn Storm

The pawn storm is generally regarded as a situation in which the pawns form a ‘chain’ are creating a ‘storm’ with the main aim of attacking the opponent’s king by opening lines (files) for attack. Pawn storm often facilitates sudden tactics and fiercely sacrifices that allow one to deliver a successful attack against the opponent’s King.

There are certain important principles you should keep in mind when you want to attack your opponent’s king with a pawn storm or to successfully defend your opponent’s pawn storm. What are they?

IM Asaf Givon will share these secrets with you in the Second Section. He has prepared a very instructive video in which he will share the ideas that helped him to play in this strong and competitive manner.



IM Asaf Givon

Asaf givon is an International Grandmaster has played for the Kfar Saba team in the first Israeli chess leage.

He got his IM title at 2013, and he currently have 2 norms. He started teaching chess since he was 16.

Course Curriculum

5 Most Important Principles of Attack in Chess
1. Bring all of your pieces into the attack 00:08:00
2. When you are attacking try to open lines 00:18:00
3. Calculate correctly the variations with Asaf 00:04:00
3 Important Principles of Pawn Storm
4. Introduction – Learn how to start the pawn storm 00:08:00
5. Awesome chess trick – Learn how to stop opponent’s pawn storms 00:09:00
6. The basics of how to blockade the position 00:03:00
7. A cool and typical idea in order to blow up the position 00:03:00
Special Bonus 00:00:00

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  1. 5 Most Important ...


    I liked it very much.

  2. Encouraging


    A learning that unmasked fear of attacks because this lesson shows it’s real but can be defended anyways


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